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Poll Results: Vote when your Achieva/Catleap monitor comes in.

 
  • 41% (232)
    Achieva QH270
  • 2% (12)
    Achieva QH270 (DOA / didn't recieve)
  • 8% (46)
    Achieva QH270 (Dead pixel(s) / flawed panel)
  • 40% (224)
    Catleap Q270
  • 1% (8)
    Catleap Q270 (DOA / didn't recieve)
  • 5% (33)
    Catleap Q270 (Dead pixel(s) / flawed panel)
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post #3751 of 4784
The IPSB model has glass on the front over the screen and bezel.
    
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post #3752 of 4784
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Originally Posted by MrSvahn View Post

Does anyone know what the actual difference between the "Shimian-QH270-IPSB" and the "Shimian-QH270-Lite" is? I am thinking about purchasing a "Shimian-QH270-Lite" but i might go for another one the difference is huge. smile.gif

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post #3753 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Dabb View Post

The IPSB model has glass on the front over the screen and bezel.
Okay, what is a "bezel". Sorry for being a total noob but english is not my primary languish. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by heyypahkas View Post

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Thanks, i found that but i could not really tell what the difference was. I did not know if the "o" or the "x" meant that the model had Tempered glass. Exactly what is "tempered glass"? smile.gif
post #3754 of 4784
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Originally Posted by MrSvahn View Post

Okay, what is a "bezel". Sorry for being a total noob but english is not my primary languish. smile.gif
Thanks, i found that but i could not really tell what the difference was. I did not know if the "o" or the "x" meant that the model had Tempered glass. Exactly what is "tempered glass"? smile.gif

Bezel is just the plastic boarder of the monitor. Tempred glass is like the glass in your car. It's stronger then "regular" glass, and isn't sharp if it shatters.
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post #3755 of 4784
I'm really suprized by all the hype about these monitors. I wish I could see one in person. I have a SA950 so I don't really need a new monitor but would be intresting to see if it would be good for my wife. Is it really that good ?
 
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post #3756 of 4784
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Bezel is just the plastic boarder of the monitor. Tempred glass is like the glass in your car. It's stronger then "regular" glass, and isn't sharp if it shatters.

Okay, thank you. I've read that a lot of people get dust behind the glass. Is it wiser to choose one without it? smile.gif
post #3757 of 4784
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Okay, thank you. I've read that a lot of people get dust behind the glass. Is it wiser to choose one without it? smile.gif

The glass models are offered because these monitors are typically sold to korean pc bungs, and apparently koreans are known for getting angry and throwing things at the screen when gaming, so the hard tempered glass models help prevent screen damage.

Since in a pc bung nobody cares about a few specks of dust, the factory doesn't go to any extra lengths to prevent it.

Therefore, unless you're planning on throwing things at your screen, I'd avoid the glass versions.
    
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post #3758 of 4784
Hey guys i just got one of these Achieva ShiMian QH270-IPSMS i cant find out if its a glossy screen with no anti glare coating. I looked on the website its all in Korean, the seller dont seem to know what im asking, does anybody have one of these ?. I want a high gloss screen with no anti glare coating.
post #3759 of 4784
My Achieva IPSB (with tempered glass) was supposed to arrive today - and it did, but unfortunately I missed the DHL delivery, so now have to wait until tomorrow to get it =/ Will attempt a review with photos. I hope it will not have major issues! FYI, it arrived to me within 3 days (East Coast, U.S.) from the time it was dropped off, via DHL Express.

Question: I plan on getting a Radeon 7850 with 1 dual DVI port, but it will have a mini Display Port socket as well. If in the future I get a second Achieva (or similar), will it be possible to connect it to a mini Display Port (via Dual DVI -> Display Port adapter) to run both monitors on the same card? Or there's a strict 1 monitor per card rule with these?
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post #3760 of 4784
I am thinking about ordering a "Perfect pixel Achieva Shimian QH-270-lite" from Red-cap. Has anyone ordered from him? How did he pack it? How long time did the shipping take?

Or does any other seller have a perfect pixel Shimian/crossover/Catleap for 340$? smile.gif
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